How to treat complications after lung cancer surgery

By | December 27, 2011

Strictly control the surgical indications, careful preoperative preparation and postoperative treatment in time can prevent a great extent the occurrence of postoperative complications or reduce the severity of complications.Complications after lung cancer surgery:
Lung complications after surgery (1), pulmonary complications: Some patients with lung cancer associated with respiratory diseases such as chronic bronchitis, based, as the anesthesia, sub-surgery trauma, postoperative pain, and expectoration of respiratory movement restrictions on movement and easy secretions within the respiratory tract and pneumonia remain full. Preventive measures have quit smoking at least two weeks before surgery over; preoperative patients should be under the guidance of a doctor expectoration learn effective methods; after taking the right position, to encourage effective cough, sputum, or if the lung infection, ultrasound should be taken inhalation therapy, or drugs for mucus phlegm; Experience intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment, while leaving the deep sputum culture and sensitivity test pathogens to targeted infection control; other pulmonary edema, pulmonary embolism, and Acute respiratory failure is less complications, but more dangerous, and often required in the surgical intensive care unit under the conditions of treatment.
Complications after lung cancer surgery (2) cardiovascular complications: surgical trauma, anesthesia drugs on the heart, as well as pain, loss of blood, oxygen and water and electrolyte disorders, often the elderly can be induced by existing or potential cardiovascular disease , arrhythmia, heart failure, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest and deep venous thrombosis, treatment is not timely or properly, can cause serious injury or sudden death.
Complications after lung cancer surgery (3) z gastrointestinal complications can be smoothly through the vast majority of patients.
Complications after lung cancer surgery (4) Other complications: such as bleeding, leakage of urine left in patients after anesthesia and postoperative psychological pressure and other complications, abnormal mental status, need close observation and treatment at any time.

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